You will be responsible for and involved in the recruitment, training, supervision, support and reviews of our foster carers. You will also work closely with the Placements Team regarding the matching of children to available placements/ carers. We want to make sure you have everything you need to deliver good outcomes. We have a commitment to providing our social workers with high levels of support ensuring high-quality professional development and achieving the best possible standards of supervision and management.
Mobile and agile working is in place across the service, so some flexibility is required to be able to meet the requirements of the role.
You must hold a recognised Social Work Qualification and be registered with Social Work England regulator.
Travel is an essential part of this job and therefore it would be extremely difficult for you to do your job effectively if you did not use a car for all or most of the time. It is essential that you hold a full and valid driving licence, and it is expected that you will either use a council vehicle or your own car.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required for this job. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.
Please indicate on your application dates you cannot attend. In order to be considered for these jobs please complete the on line application form which includes a shortlisting questionnaire. CV’s will not be accepted
Interviews will take place on 30th November and 2nd December 2021
To apply please visit https://kirklees.tal.net/vx/appcentre-ext/brand-4/candidate/so/pm/1/pl/4/opp/3158-Supervising-Social-Worker/en-GB